Skip to main content
Degrees & Majors

Religious Studies

Bachelor of Arts


The B.A. major in religious studies offers students an opportunity to explore and understand the religious traditions of the world, as well as to study expressions of religious life and thought that may not fall within traditional patterns. The program teaches a variety of approaches to the academic study of religion and religion's intersections with other aspects of human society and culture. A B.A. in religious studies prepares students for a wide variety of careers, including those in education, the social sciences, law, medicine, and politics. Undergraduate majors in religious studies have also long been valued by a wide variety of graduate programs, including public policy programs, law schools, business schools, and medical schools.


Also offered at